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Monday, June 07, 2010

Just gorjuss!!


What a great weekend...yesterday it was Procession day here in Bathgate...lots of decorated floats, bands, flower girls, rainbow girls etc. Holly's friend was the Flower Queen...she was beautiful!! It was so hot I got burnt and I don't normally burn, Holly was ok as she was covered up cos she's so fair!! Today was skyfest...family fun day and the heaven's opened and the rain couldn't have came down any heavier but it didn't spoil the fun....lots of events were under cover...but the highlight for Holly was to see Stacey Solomon singing...what a treat!! I have my second wind now and a wide awake so I thought I would make this card...might have to retake the photo in daylight. The backing papers are crate Papers and the Gorjuss girl has been paper pieced which I have to say I am enjoying doing..this is the third time and it is very therapeutic, I masked off her fae and sprayed the hair with copics...thought I would try shading her hair differently and then coloured her face, I added sequin flowers to the stamped image aswell to give additional sparkle, punched the message an the flowers and also added black an white ribbon and glitter.

Charisma - flowers

Fab 'n' funky - paper piecing

Paperplay - flowers/sparkle

The Sugar Bowl - sketch and pink/black/white

Pixie Dust Studio
- punch it out

Alphabet Challenge - F for flowers

12 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh i love this one! the paper piecing is great. i like paper piecing too. however, i usually print out on white cardstock and then hit my forehead - duh!!!

fabulous flowers too!

Lorraine said...

your back yay hope you had a wonderful holiday and love this card its totally gorjuss goodluck for the challenges hun xx

my5bratz said...

GORGEOUS, thanks for joining us at FnF :0)

SusieLou said...

Lovely card - love the paper piecing and the colours! Think I need to dig out this stamp as I haven't used her for ages! Susie x

andrea said...

gorgeous card,fab colours and sweet image thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
andrea

Faye said...

Glad you've had a fabby weekend. This is an adorable card, love the paper piecing, tried it once and didn't get on with it, but you've inspired me to try again. Thanks for playing at Charisma. x

Lesley said...

Beautiful card, I love the colours! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Lilian said...

Very nice paper piecing and 3d flowers. :) I like the airbrushed hair ;) Very nice technique. The little bow on the bottom of the image is perfect!
Thanks for joining the Sugar Bowl Challenge!

made by fifi said...

gorgeous card - love the colour combination -thank you for joining in the alphabet challenge this week x

Katina said...

Gorgeous card! Well done for winning the Fab'n'Funky challenge! x

Julie M said...

Lovely card, Fi - great sketch for starters (I did one too!!). I love all your little touches, especially the paper piecing and the sequin flowers - fab!

Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

Julie :o)

She said...

fab card - thanks for joining us at the alphabet challenge this week. x